At Springhallow School every pupil is valued as an individual. Pupils are encouraged to achieve to their full potential, to develop a desire to learn and to participate fully in school and the wider community.
In accordance with individual abilities, needs and behaviours, we aim to:
- Develop pupils’ personal, social and emotional skills, enabling them to enter into meaningful and fulfilling relationships with others;
- Raise pupils’ self-esteem and confidence and to help and support pupils to strive towards independent living, wherever possible;
- Enable pupils to be flexible and adaptable and to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding relevant to adult life in a continually changing world;
- Provide a broad and balanced curriculum, centred on developmental, experiential and therapeutic approaches, which meets all pupils’ special educational needs and which reflects their entitlement to the national curriculum;
- Provide equality of opportunity for all pupils to access a balanced, broadly based and relevant curriculum, which reflects the pupils’ ability, cultural and ethnic diversity;
- Provide equality of opportunity for those students able to access a mainstream curriculum, relevant to their individual abilities, through the integration programme;
- Respond to pupils’ learning styles through the use of a variety of teaching methods, appropriate to the needs of pupils with autism.
We strive to be a school that is welcoming and accepting where:
- Everyone is working together;
- We provide a safe, secure and positive environment that values each pupils’ development and progression;
- We promote effective and supportive relationships with parents, carers, school staff and other professionals, involved with our pupils;
- We are recognised as a centre of expertise in the field of autism.